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Vulnerable Democracies

This study analyses the effects of foreign influence on political and social life in North Macedonia, focusing on the impact of the prolonged EU integration process, as opposed to the influence excreted by non-western actors, particularly Russia, China, Türkiye, and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf.

Understanding the Key Players and Influence

This study analyses the external influence in Kosovo and how these influences manifest in the political, economic, and social realms. The report contends that the historical context in which Kosovo emerged as a state has determined how external influence is perceived in the country.

The West is Dear, but the East id Dearer

This policy paper investigates the influence of Russia, China, Turkey, and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf on the process of (in)stability, including democratization, in Serbia from 2008 to 2022. 

Croatia_A Stable Western Ally and a Playground of External Contestation

Croatia is a committed member of the EU and NATO and a stable ally of the United States in the region. Yet, it has been experiencing illiberal tendencies since becoming an EU member, marked by widespread corruption and a weakening of independent institutions which should control the executive.


Our Space Security Program Project Coordinator, František Avrat was nominated by Adam Hayes from the U.S. Department of State to attend two intense traineeships in Washington, DC, on May 1-5, 2023.

Democratic Vulnerabilities of Small Systems

The PSSI's Western Balkans Project is delighted to publish the first analytical study under the project titled "The Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Democratic Backsliding and External Actors' Influence." The study examines democratic backsliding in Montenegro and the influences of external actors. It seeks to answer the following question: What is the role of non-European external actors in causing democratic backsliding in Montenegro?


Doporučení pro účinné sankce proti Ruské federaci

Od února 2022 Evropská unie úspěšně zavedla deset balíčků sankcí proti Ruské federaci s cílem omezit financování a zajišťování zdrojů pro její vojenské kapacity. Pro zajištění účinného sankčního režimu je zásadní vyhodnocovat výsledky, kterých členské státy dosáhly při provádění těchto sankcí, aby byl dosažen jejich maximální dopad. S tímto účelem byla založena síť organizací pro analýzu a monitorování evropských sankcí a nezákonného financování SIFMANet, ktorou súčasťou je aj Prague Security Studies Institute.

EU Faces a Momentous Choice.

Prague Security Studies Institute welcomes the EU's proposal to ban products associated with forced labor practices but believes the range should be significantly expanded. The Institute advocates for including products and companies from offending nations, specifically China, and calls for a complete ban on corporate offenders from entering or conducting business with EU countries. Additionally, PSSI emphasizes the need to prevent publicly traded companies linked to forced labor from trading securities or raising funds in European capital markets.

Rorer Robinson Jr. at the CPA 2023 Annual Conference

"When you talk about Chinese corporate bad actors, they're still operating with impunity," says PSSI Chairman Roger W. Robinson Jr. at the Coalition for a Prosperous America's (CPA) 2023 Annual Conference.